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Historical Events In 1981

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jan 16   In the year 1981 ivan Lendl intentionally loses a match in the Volvo Masters in order to avoid having to play Björn Borg  

Jan 16   John Lennon releases "Woman" in UK in the year 1981.  

Jan 16   Leon Spinks is mugged, his assailants even take his gold teeth on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Protestant gunmen shoot & wound Bernadette Devlin McAliskey & husband on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Bernard Lee, actor (M in James Bond Movies), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Philippino President Marcos ends state of siege on this day in history.  

Jan 18   Iran accepts US offer of $7.9 billion in frozen assets in the year 1981.  

Jan 18   On this day in history iran agrees in principle to the release of 52 Americans held hostage for more than 14 months.  

Jan 18   On this day in history wendy O Williams arrested in Milwaukee for on-stage obscenity  

Jan 19   On this day in history iran agrees in principle to the release of 52 Americans held hostage for more than 14 months.  

Jan 19   In the year 1981 muhammad Ali talks a despondent 21 year old out of committing suicide  

Jan 19   On this day in history uS & Iran sign agreement to release 52 American hostages  

Jan 20   Admiral Stansfield Turner, USN (Retired), ends term as 12th director of CIA on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Iran releases the 52 American hostages it had held for over a year on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Ronald Reagan inaugurated as President in the year 1981.  

Jan 20   In the year 1981 ronald Reagan was inaugurated as the 40th president of the United States. That same day, 52 American hostages were released by Iran after 444 days in captivity.  

Jan 21   In the year 1981 allyn Joslyn, actor (They Won't Forget, Cafe Society), dies at 79  

Jan 21   Bernhard Goetz is assaulted for first time on a New York subway train on this day in history.  

Jan 22   In the year 1981 fannie Thomas, US, dies at 113  

Jan 23   On this day in history bobby Sherwood, orch leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 66  

Jan 23   On this day in history jochem Bird elected mayor of West Berlin  

Jan 24   On this day in history kim Hughes scores 213 vs India at Adelaide  

Jan 25   Adele Marie Astaire, sister of Fred Astaire, dies at 82 in the year 1981.  

Jan 25   Mao's widow Jiang Qing sentenced to death in the year 1981.  

Jan 25   In the year 1981 the 52 American hostages held by Iran for 444 days arrive back in the U.S.  

Jan 26   On this day in history sandeep Patil scores memorable 174 vs Australia at Adelaide Oval  

Jan 27   In the year 1981 leo Collard, Belgian minister of Education (1946/54-58), dies at 78  

Jan 28   Olympic Glory tanker at Galveston Bay, Texas, spills 1 million gallons of oil in a ship collision on this day in history.  

Jan 28   William J Casey becomes the 13th director of CIA (until 1987) in the year 1981.  

Jan 29   In the year 1981 cozy Cole rocker (Topsy Part II), dies  

Jan 29   Cozy Cole, rocker (Topsy Part II), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 30   8th American Music Award Kenny Rogers wins in the year 1981.  

Jan 31   In the year 1981 "The Tide Is High" by Blondie hits #1  

Jan 31   38th Golden Globes Ordinary People, Coal Miner's Daughter on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1981

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 02   In the year 1981 birth of michael Clarke, Australian cricketer  

Apr 02   On this day in history birth of bethany Joy Lenz-Galeotti, American actress  

Apr 28   Jessica Alba, American actress was born in the year 1981.  

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of john O'Shea, Irish footballer  

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of emma Pierson, British actress  

May 19   Georges St. Pierre, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter was born on this day in history.  

May 19   Luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer was born on this day in history.  

May 22   In the year 1981 birth of bryan Danielson, American professional wrestler  

Famous Deaths In 1981

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1981 death of hephzibah Menuhin, American-Jewish concert pianist (b. 1920)  

Jan 02   David Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51 in the year 1981.  

Jan 03   In the year 1981 death of princess Alice of Albany (b. 1883)  

Jan 05   On this day in history harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87  

Jan 06   On this day in history a[rchibald] J[oseph] Cronin, physician/author (Citadel), dies at 84  

Jan 07   In the year 1981 jose Ardevol, composer, dies at 69  

Jan 08   On this day in history matthew Beard, entertainer, dies  

Jan 09   In the year 1981 kazimierz Serocki, composer, dies at 58  

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